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Median absolute deviation
also called "MAD"

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  1. a resistant measure of the variability of a univariate sample

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  2. Rousseeuw and Croux propose alternatives the MAD, pointing out two drawbacks of it

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  3. a term from statistics

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  4. For a univariate data set X1, X2, ..., Xn, the MAD is defined as MAD = medianᵢ≦ft(\ ≦ft| Xᵢ - medianj (Xj) \right|\ \right), that is, starting with the residuals (deviations) from the data's median, the MAD is the median of their absolute val

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  5. The median absolute devation is one measure of statistical dispersion

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  6. In order to use the MAD as a consistent estimator for the estimation of the standard deviation σ, one takes where K is a constant scale factor, which depends on the distribution

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